Growth Think Tank (fka "Leaders in the Trenches")

Do you want to create success? Many people focus on what the must do to have success. This short video is a different take on it. It is about you must give up to create success.


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Have you ever heard or thought that vulnerability was a weakness? It is a prevailing thought in our world that you have to be strong and resilient. However, I believe in leadership you are strong and resilient when you are not afraid bot be vulnerable. Today, I share my interview with Dov Baron. Dov is a strong leader. He advises other leaders. He is amazing, and he shares why vulnerability is not a weakness. Take it all in and let it change you as a leader. Learn how to be vulnerable and why it is so important.

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How to make more impact on your work. Today, I share with you insight on how to get more done which is really all about getting the RIGHT things done. I learned this from Greg McKeown who wrote the book Essentialism. I talked with Greg about one strategy he suggests that will cause your stomach to turn, but it works.

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Do you want to make the Inc5000 next year? If you do, you must have a growth culture. This is a culture that goes beyond just focus on performance to create real growth inside the company. Today's guest is Mike Popowski who is the CEO for Dagger Agency. Dagger was the fastest growing agency in Atlanta in 2017 and made the Inc5000 list this year with a 3-year growth rate of 482%. Mike and I talk about how that was possible and what you need to have to create a growth culture.

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Would you like your calendar to be filled with the RIGHT stuff and at the RIGHT time?

Your calendar should be where you keep your MOST important appointments. I could not function without my calendar being organized and ready to guide me through the day. When you think about your calendar, does it stress you or empower you? They say if you want to see what someone values, all you have to do is check their financial statements and their calendar.

These two things hold what you value most. Think about it. In this video, I share with you a simple way to look at your calendar and make intentional choices so that you don’t feel overwhelmed.

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When you get employees to think like entrepreneurs, you get them to see the work they do from a different perspective. I have noticed this in my own business for years, and it has been confirmed in my work with Inc5000 leaders. Today I talk with a legend in leadership with a corporate perspective on leadership. Frank Blake, retired CEO of The Home Depot, shares with me insights on leadership that can help anyone that wants to lead more effectively and to creates a sense of ownership amongst all levels of the company. Learn how Leadership that Activates the Entrepreneurial Mindset can change your organization no matter the size of it.

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Have you ever thought to yourself that you wanted to hire a mini-me for your business? You might have even said it out loud. I know I have said this before so I could have someone to do all the work. It is hard for any leader to hire someone like you that will treat your business like you do. likely want your people to take more responsibility. Today we look at going beyond responsibility. In fact, the gap between responsibility and ownership is huge.

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You have likely heard of selling on value. Or maybe you know it as Value-based pricing. No matter what you call it, when you understand your value and can align your sales process to value -- you will have a powerful way to grow your business. Paul Reilly is our guest who literally wrote the book on value selling. Paul and I talk about how to do it, why you must and the finer elements of how to sell on value.

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You have likely heard of selling on value. Or maybe you know it as Value-based pricing. No matter what you call it, when you understand your value and can align your sales process to value -- you will have a powerful way to grow your business. Paul Reilly is our guest who literally wrote the book on value selling. Paul and I talk about how to do it, why you must and the finer elements of how to sell on value.

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Vulnerability is not a weakness. In fact, the courage it takes to be vulnerable is something that should be celebrated. Today's message is about how leaders can increase connection.

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